Center Of Excellence

Center of Excellence for Women, Child, and the Law (known as CEWCL in brief) was established in 2017 with a focus on creating a gender-balanced society wherein women and children are empowered to live with dignity, free from all kinds of violence and discrimination. The Center aims to achieve its mission of uplifting subjugated class through legal machineries and fight for their justice, set up a platform to delve upon the burning socio-legal issues and there-by play a pro-bono role in rendering a comprehensive solution.

The Center aims to reach to the masses and spread its ideas through various platforms as far as possible. The Content writing team at CEWCL, ensures that writeups of about 500 words on any topic pertaining to women, child and the law are penned down by the research assistants of CEWCL and posted on the 3 handles – Instagram, Facebook and LinkedIn.

Experts and Faculty:

Dr. Corinne Kumar
Founder & Co-Ordinator - World Courts of Women, Founding Member – Vimochana, NGO

Ms. Ashwini N.V
Founder - Director Muktha Foundation, NGO

Ms. Rahat Afshan H N
Former Judge, Advocate and Mediator, Bengaluru

Ms. Shagufta Anjum
Principal (In-charge), Internal expert & Faculty Chair – CEWCL

Research Assistants:

Manju Shri Vaithyanthan
Ex Officio Member

Anusha V
Committee Head, Ex Officio Member

Ramya K
Sub- committee Head, 5th Year BBA LLB

Nidhi Singh
Sub- committee Head, 4th Year BBA LLB

Paulomi Parekh
3rd Year LLB

Anshu Sharma
3rd Year LLB

Rituka Mane
5th Year BBA LLB

Meraka Mani
5th Year BBA LLB

Namisha Mohan
4th Year BBA LLB

Mallika Bansal
4th Year BBA LLB

Ankita Jagatramka
4th Year BBA LLB

Harshitha Ck
4th Year BBA LLB

V. Sai Likhith
4th Year BBA LLB

Ankita Hasija
4th Year BBA LLB

Harshini P
3rd Year BBA LLB

Yosha M
2nd Year BBA LLB

Ruchita N
2nd Year BBA LLB

Nikhita S
2nd Year BBA LLB

Sushant Kumar Sharma
2nd Year BBA LLB


Center Activity:

About the Center:

Center for Alternative Dispute Resolution [hereinafter the ‘ADR Cell’] is a student-run body constituted in the year 2019, with a vision to promote ADR culture among the students. ADR Cell consists of 21 student members, who are involved in – Research, publishing ADR News, Training for Competition and ADR Seminars. The members collectively work towards polishing the skills of the students and guide them to pursue their ADR interests.

Collaboration

The Peacekeeping and Conflict Resolution Team is a legal awareness and education firm. It consists of a team of like-minded professionals from the legal background, who shares a vision of promoting alternative and consensual dispute resolution. The PACT has conducted workshops and seminars to train the students to be a part of diverse stakeholder pool for dispute resolution in Asia. It was also the knowledge partner for Concordat 2019.

Bangalore International Mediation, Arbitration & Conciliation Center (BIMACC) provides methods for resolving dispute in a quick and efficient manner. It provides training to the Law graduates, Chartered Accountants and to the Company Secretaries. BIMACC was the knowledge partner for Concordat 2019 and sponsored an internship opportunity for the winners at Thiru and Thiru Law Firm.

You Tube Channel Link: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCqwXzG7lPMWVC0eqtw-r1tg

EXPERTS AND FACULTY:

Prof. Sarthak Mishra
External Expert, Assistant Professor at National Law University, Jodhpur

Prof. Apoorvi Shrivastava
Internal Expert & Faculty Chair, Assistant Dean at IFIM Law School and is currently pursuing Ph.D.

RESEARCH ASSISTANTS-


Ms. Meghana Rajesh
5th Year BBA LLB

Mr. Nihal Raj
5th Year BBA LLB

Ms. Dishari Roy
5th Year BBA LLB

Mr. Vinuthan J
5th Year BBA LLB

Mr. Varun Thokala
5th Year BBA LLB

Mr. Aadarsh Sharma
4th Year BBA LLB

Ms. Niharika Agrawal
4th Year BBA LLB

Ms. Anguluri Yogeetha Sai
4th Year BBA LLB

Mr. N S Arvind Roshan
3rd Year BBA LLB

Ms. Subhashini Prasath. B
3rd Year BBA LLB

Mr. Mayur Manish Agarwal
3rd Year BBA LLB

Mr. Rishabh Reddy
3rd Year BBA LLB

Mr. Vishal Kumar
3rd Year BBA LLB

Mr. Swapnil Anand
3rd Year BBA LLB

Mr. Shivansh Vijay
3rd Year BBA LLB

Ms. Annu Kumari
2nd Year BBA LLB

Ms. Neha Mary Bipin
2rd Year BBA LLB

Center ACTIVITY:

Webinars:

Student Participation in Conferences & Research Activities

About the Center:

Center for Sports Law, Economics and Policy (SLEP) aims to collaborate at an international and national level for promotion of Sports Law that continues to be a niche field in legal academics and practice. It will mark the beginning of an important milestone in the road map towards establishing a critical discourse on sports law in India and around the world as well. The idea is to engage in brainstorming of innovative ideas and techniques to bring to the forefront the tremendous legal and academic potential of Sports Law field. The Center will be focusing on filling-in the gaps and answering various key questions in sports law, which is in the midst of an exciting, yet challenging, transformative process. The factual uniqueness of issues pertaining to sports and its interrelationship with law require unique analysis and the SLEP will be taking the initiative to undertake the same.

Sports Law Center’s LinkedIn activity:

The Center has been sharing regular update on International Sports Law, Gender and Sports and other issues.

Link: https://www.linkedin.com/in/Center-for-sports-law-economics-and-policy-6280b1217/detail/recent-activity/shares/

EXPERTS AND FACULTY

External Experts:

Mr. Dev Kumar Parmar (United Kingdom),
Chairperson, Center for Sports Law, Economics and Policy

Ms. Alejandra Salmerón García (Spain),
Co-Chairperson, Center for Sports Law, Economics and Policy

Prof. Shaun Star (Australia),
External Expert and Joint Chair and Advisor, Center for Sports Law, Economics and Policy

Mr. Parth Goswami (India),
External Expert and Advisor, Center for Sports Law, Economics and Policy

Ms. Erika Morri (Italy), (India),
External Expert and Ambassador, Center for Sports Law, Economics and Policy

Internal Experts:


Prof. Padmanabha Ramanujan
(Dean - IFIM Law School)

Prof. Nishant Sheokand
Faculty Chair – SLEP and Assistant Dean – IFIM Law School)

SPORTS LAW ANALYSTS:


Mr. Ben Jose,
Sports Law Analyst, Center for Sports Law, Economics and Policy. Ben Jose is a third-year law student at IFIM Law School

Ms.Taamara Nair,
Sports Law Analyst, Center for Sports Law, Economics and Policy Taamara Rajeev Nair is currently enrolled as a third-year student at IFIM Law School

Ms. Anisha Chatterjee,
Sports Law Analyst, Center for Sports Law, Economics and Policy Anisha Chatterjee is currently a third-year student pursuing BBA LLB

Ms. Ruchita N,
Sports Law Analyst, Center for Sports Law, Economics and Policy. Ruchita N is a second year BBA LLB student at IFIM Law School

Ms. Nikhita S,
Sports Law Analyst, Center for Sports Law, Economics and Policy. Nikhita S is a second year BBA LLB student at IFIM Law School.


LAUNCH OF THE Center:

COLLABORATIONS:

RESEARCH ACTIVITIES:

  • Engagement of one international Research Assistant Ms. Nazerke Mukhlissova from Nazarbayev University, Kazakhstan.
  • Research Blog - Sports Law Analyst Taamara Rajeev in Global Sports Policy Review titled, "The Forbidden: Athletes and Doping"
  • Research Blog- Sports law Analyst Ben Jose in Sports Law and Policy Review Reporter titled "National Unified Rules for MMA - A Dire Necessity"
  • Research Blog- Ms. Nazreke Mukhlisova (International Researcher from Kazaksthan): Co-authored with Prof. Nishant- Is investing in sports counterproductive? The payback from sports finances and economics in Russia.
  • Research Blog- Ms. Anisha Chatterjee (In-house researcher): ESL… morally wrong, or executed wrong??

To develop a learning platform on the various facets of international law through research:

The mission of the Center is to undertake academic research and create a platform for discussion and deliberation. The Center has two inter-related wings - Reading Wing and Research Wing. Under Reading Wing, members engage in discussions on some critical literature on international law. Under Research Wing, members are encouraged to write on issues of international law for the Center’s blog or for any other platform. It encourages the members to undertake research on areas identified by the Center and produce literature on the same. Through its activities, the Center aims to promote and explore the impacts of international law in this era of globalization. On 27th October 2021, the Center launched its LinkedIn Page. It posts regularly about issues in International Law on its page.

Link: https://www.linkedin.com/company/public-international-law-research-Center-ifimlawschool/

Core Objectives:

The mission of the Center is to undertake academic research and create a platform for discussion and deliberation. Through its activities, the Center aims to promote and explore the impacts of international law in this era of globalization.

The primary goal is to ensure that interest develops in different areas of international law and the expectation is to translate the interest into some form of research output.

Aim & Subject Area of the Research Center.

To provide a forum for discussion and stimulus for research on contemporary issues on:

  • International Treaties
  • International Criminal Law
  • International Organization
  • International Humanitarian Law
  • International Human Rights
  • Environmental Law
  • International Trade & Economic Laws
  • Global Politics & International Law
  • Law of the Seas, Air & Space Law
  • Immigration Laws
  • History and Theory of International Law
  • Other contemporary areas of public international law.

EXPERTS AND FACULTY:

Prof. Aman Kumar, Faculty Chair, Assistant Professor, IFIM Law School

He did his LL.M. in International Law from the South Asian University, New Delhi. He has done his BA LLB with honors in ‘International Law’ and ‘Human Rights’ from National Law University, Assam. His most recent publication is an article titled ‘A relook at the Principle of Uti-Possidetis in the context of Indo-Nepal Border Dispute’ in Jindal Global Law Review.


RESEARCH ASSISTANTS:

Rituka Mane
5th Year BBA LLB

Dishari Roy
5th Year BBA LLB

Hariharan Sriram
4th Year BBA LLB


Anshu Sharma
3rd Year LLB

Aashna Sharda
2nd Year LLB

Pranov Roche J C
3rd Year BBA LLB

Tarun Sridhar
3rd Year BBA LLB

Chanchal Chaturvedi
2nd Year BBA LLB


ACTIVITIES

About the Center:

IFIM-IPR Clinic is an initiative by IFIM Law School for research and clinical work in Intellectual Property Rights and related subjects. IFIM Law School through this clinic aims to realise its vision and mission by creating a platform for experiential learning through clinical activities. The Clinic intends to focus on legal doctrinal as well as multidisciplinary approaches to IP rights and related subjects. The clinic will bring together the IP academicians, legal practitioners, IP owners and business professionals for skill- building workshops as well as seminars and discussions on IPR.

EXPERTS AND FACULTY:

Prof. Padmanabha Ramanujam, Dean & Internal IP Expert, IFIM IPR Clinic, IFIM Law School

Prof. Mukul Rani Parajuli, Faculty Chair, IFIM IPR Clinic, IFIM Law School

Prof. Anmol Patel, Faculty Chair, IFIM IPR Clinic, IFIM Law School

IP ANALYSTS:


Mr. Nihal Raj, IP Analyst
Mr. Nihal Raj is an IP Analyst at the IFIM-IPR Clinic & Research Center. He is a final year student who is extremely passionate about IPR and ADR Mechanisms. Mr. Nihal Raj believes that IPR builds a strong foundation for a business to sustain in the long run and believes that technology has a pivotal role to play in the IP administration of a state.


Mr. Hariharan Sriram, IP Analyst
Mr. Hariharan Sriram is an IP Analyst at the IFIM-IPR Clinic and Research Center. He is a fourth-year student with proficient communication as well as analytical skills. He has interned under the guidance of two senior lawyers in the Madras and Karnataka High Courts and worked as a Research Associate at Lexplosion Solutions. Hari believes that the potential of IPR is limitless for as long as there is necessity, there will be invention and there will be lawyers like us protecting and promoting IPR. He wants to use his role as an IP Analyst in this Clinic to further improve the comprehension of the role of IPR in our world.


Mr. Arpit Panda, IP Analyst
Mr. Arpit Panda is an IP Analyst at the IFIM-IPR Clinic & Research Center. He is perusing BBA LLB as fourth year student. With keen interest in IP Analysis and its management, he has refined his legal research and proven communication skills with experience gained through various certification courses in the subject area. Arpit aims at specialising the subject in depth and believes IPR Law to be the emerging field in the future.


Miss Hima Swetha A, IP Analyst
Miss Hima Swetha A is an IP Analyst at the IFIM-IPR Clinic & Research Center. Being a fourth-year law student, she has experienced various internships in the area of IPR. Her past experiences involved making trademark search reports, researching, case briefs and filing trademarks. Miss Hima believes that intellectual property rights are the key to the development of mankind. Every small thing we see around his can create an exceptional invention that progresses us through this dynamic world. Therefore, she feels that knowledge about IPR is crucial for the world to understand in general.


Miss Shinjinee Namhata, IP Analyst
Miss Shinjinee Namhata is an IP Analyst at the IFIM-IPR Clinic and Research Center. She is a third year BBA LLB student at IFIM Law School. She considers Intellectual Property as a magical term; it gives possession over human ideas and creations just like every tangible asset. What can be more fascinating than able to protect the human intellect! IPR aims to give due credit to innovation, creativity and ensures its protection. As an IP Analyst of the Clinic, Shinjinee aims to learn more and delve deeper into the concept of IPR. Her aspiration is to provide in-depth research and analysis of prospective and existing intellectual property. Looking forward to a great success of the clinic!


Mr. Srikanth, IP Analyst
Mr. Srikanth is an IP Analyst at the IFIM-IPR Clinic and Research Center. He is a second-year student with excellent research skills and has experience in working with NGOs like CRY (Child Rights and You) and an intern with few High Court Advocates. IP laws will be the most prominently used laws in upcoming years as there is exponential progress in developing new technologies, designs, and innovations worldwide.

As an IP analyst, he believes that without the protection of ideas, businesses and individuals would not reap the full benefits of their inventions and would focus less on research and development. Mr. Srikanth is working to gain more knowledge and spread awareness of the same on IP laws and their impact on society.


Miss. Nanthiya. N, IP Ambassador
Miss. Nanthiya. N is an IP Ambassador at the IFIM-IPR Clinic& Research Center. She is a third-year student with analytical and interpersonal skills. Miss Nanthiya.N believes that knowledge about IPR helps her understand its importance in industrial development and economic growth of the country and projects IP as the saviour of the creative minds.


Miss. Suvarna Pradeep Powar, IP Ambassador
Miss. Suvarna Pradeep Powar is an IP Ambassador at the IFIM-IPR Clinic & Research Center. She is a third Year BBA LLB student with legal research and writing skills and she has previously interned at ChildFund India, at Bangalore, Legalizers, Advocatespedia and LexLife India as research intern. Miss Suvarna Pradeep Powar believes that this clinic will help her in understanding the strength of a trademark and the best trademarks to choose and how to avoid infringing upon the rights of others and in understanding various other aspects of IPR and will also provide her with the exposure to the practical aspects of work as a patent/trademark practitioner.


Miss Keerthana Suresh, IP Ambassador
Miss Keerthana Suresh is an IP Ambassador at the IFIM IPR Clinic & Research Center. She is a third year BBA LLB student with great researching skills. She is keen to learn new things and acquire knowledge. She believes that IPR Clinic will give her both theoretical and practical knowledge. She wishes to use this knowledge in serving the society better and creating awareness about IPR through every possible source.


Ms. Pratibha, IP Ambassador
Ms. Pratibha is an IP Ambassador at IFIM-IPR Clinic and Research Center. She is a third-year student with exuberant personality and soft and technical skill set. Pratibha believes that IP is an important tool and as important as any tangible property in the advancing world and thinks of it as the hub of creativity and innovations with the aim of progress.


Mr. Vishal Kumar, IPR Ambassador
Mr. Vishal Kumar is an IPR Campus ambassador at the IFIM-IPR Clinic & Research Center. He is perusing BBA LLB as Second-year student. IPR is an integral part of the law school and Vishal firmly believe that being IPR Campus ambassador gives a good experience and life changing opportunities to young law aspirants.


Miss Anshu Sharma, IP Rapporteur
Miss Anshu Sharma is an IP Rapporteur at the IFIM-IPR Clinic and Research Center. She is a second year LLB student at IFIM Law School. She is fascinated that every other thing we see is a subject matter of IPR and that it is not known to most of the people. Miss Anshu believes that considering the potential that India has in terms of invention and creativity, awareness about IPR can ensure India’s growth in this domain. Therefore, through this Center she wishes to understand the nuances of IPR to spread awareness and reach out to people who need support to protect their intellectual property.


Miss Poorvi Gyanchandani, IP Rapporteur
Miss Poorvi Gyanchandani is the IP Rapporteur at IFIM-IPR Clinic& Research Center. She is a third-year student with good command on communication skills and soft interpersonal skills and has a good patience and management skills. Having completed her internship from The Amikus quraie, she believes the knowledge about IPR is essential to know about the right which humans deserve and it helps them to understand its importance in developing industry and contributing to economic growth of the country leading to an emerging field of study altogether in future times.


Miss Nazneen Binu, IP Rapporteur
Miss Nazneen Binu is an IP Rapporteur at the IFIM-IPR Clinic and Research Center She is currently pursuing her third year of BBA LLB and is looking forward to exploring all her options in law school along with acquiring practical legal knowledge. She is keen on sharpening her writing and research skills and enjoys undertaking tasks that allow her to do so. Miss Nazneen is sure that being a part of this Clinic will allow her to do activities such as organizing webinars with IP professionals, performing research on the domain of IPR laws and spreading awareness about the field of IPR within her peers which shall immensely benefit her both educationally and professionally.


Miss Subhashini Prasanth, IP Rapporteur
Miss Subhashini is a third year BBA LLB student.


Mr Ajay Prakash Mahadik, IP Rapporteur
Mr Ajay Prakash Mahadik is an IP Rapporteur at the IFIM-IPR Clinic & Research Center. He is a second-year student with skills such as reporting, organizing, problem solving, communicating and also completed his internship at The Amikus Qriae as a legal researcher. Mr Ajay Prakash Mahadik believes that Intellectual Property protection is critical to fostering innovation. Without protection of ideas, businesses and individuals would not reap the full benefits of their inventions and would focus less on research and development.


Mr M.Sai Manas, IP Rapporteur
Mr M.Sai Manas is an IP Rapporteur at the IFIM-IPR Clinic & Research Center. He is a second-year student with skills such as reporting, organizing, problem solving, communicating and also completed his internship at The Amikus Qriae as a legal researcher. Mr Sai Manas believes that Intellectual Property protection is critical to fostering innovation. Without protection of ideas, businesses and individuals would not reap the full benefits of their inventions and would focus less on research and development.


Miss Meghana Reddy, IP Rapporteur
Miss Meghana Reddy is an IP Rapporteur at the IFIM-IPR Clinic & Research Center. She is a second-year student with skills such as communication, researching, analytical thinking and reporting. Miss Meghana Reddy believes that the protection of Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) is important for the economy and for its further growth in areas such as research, innovation, and employment. Effective IPR enforcement is also essential to health and safety. IP rights are worth protecting, both domestically and internationally.


Activities

The lab is research based and the fortunate students will be involved in activities ranging from Critiquing literature, watching motion pictures, learn problem solving, conduct multidisciplinary workshops, go on a journey of self-awareness, and apply these to influence the environment they live in. The whole of this chunk of activities will be recorded in Reflective Writing Journals. The Center will take in students with a pre-assessment where you are asked to watch a movie and prepare a reflective portfolio to record the understanding of the idea presented and reflection on the experience. (Gibbs Reflective cycle to be used for the portfolios).

EXPERTS AND FACULTY :

Faculty Chair: Prof. Bob Nathanael

Faculty Co-Chair: Prof Aman Kumar



RESEARCH ASSISTANTS

Nikhil Makwana
4th Year BBA LLB

Edwin Jerald
3rd Year BBA LLB

Ruthvik Hegde
3rd Year BBA LLB


Ishita Banerjee
3rd Year BBA LLB

Urrvi Chawla
3rd Year BBA LLB

Ashwant Rajasekar
2nd Year LLB


Aswin Krishna
2nd Year BBA LLB


ACTIVITIES: